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630-635 - Analyze and interpret graphs, charts and statistics from 1920s. - Explain how economic prosperity of the 1920s impacted the United States. Create: 1. Line Graph on “Number of Cars Sold” 2. Bar Graph on “U.S. Imports and Exports”. U.S. Imports and Exports. Billions $.

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630-635 - Analyze and interpret graphs, charts and statistics from 1920s. - Explain how economic prosperity of the 1920s impacted the United States.

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Create:

1.Line Graph on “Number of Cars Sold”

2. Bar Graph on “U.S. Imports and Exports”

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The Economy that Roared

    • Henry Ford
      • assembly line technique
      • “Fordism”
      • paid $5 per day
      • reduced work week
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The Economy that Roared

    • Henry Ford
      • assembly line technique
      • “Fordism”
      • paid $5 per day
      • reduced work week
    • Very prosperous decade:
      • GDP up 40%
      • worker output up 72%
      • per capita income rose
      • by 1/3.
    • Why?
      • Huge wartime profits
      • Taylor’s “scientific management” techniques
      • Electricity
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The Economy that Roared

    • Boom Industries
      • Automobile
      • Aviation
      • Chemical
      • Radio/Movie
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The Economy that Roared

    • Boom Industries
      • Automobile
      • Aviation
      • Chemical
      • Radio/Movie
    • Corporate consolidation
      • merged into oligopoly
        • Ford, GM, Chrysler
        • Utility companies
        • Banking

Wheaties Radio Commercial

Coca-Cola Commercial (1929)

Charlie Chaplin

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The Economy that Roared

    • Attacked labor unions by:
      • Open Shops
      • Welfare Capitalism
      • Yellow-Dog Contracts
    • “Sick” Industries
      • Coal Mining
      • Textile Industry
      • Railroads
      • Coal Industry
      • Agriculture

U.S. Level of Employment 1920-1940